RTMP Quarry 24, mouth of Berry Creek (Cretaceous of Canada)

Also known as AMNH, Sternberg Quarry 1, Corythosaurus type, Steveville, A.M.1

Where: Alberta, Canada (50.8° N, 111.6° W: paleocoordinates 58.2° N, 76.1° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Dinosaur Park Formation (Belly River Group), Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• 300 ft below top of Bell River "formation"

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "channel"; siltstone and white sandstone

• "beach"; also "channel"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, soft parts

Collected by B. Brown & G. Olsen in 1912; reposited in the AMNH

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: B. Brown. 1913. A new crested dinosaur. The American Museum Journal 13(3):138-144 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 52472: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 08.08.2005

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Unionida - Unionidae
Unio sp.2 Philipsson 1788 freshwater mussel
Reptilia
 Testudines - Baenidae
Baenidae indet.2 Cope 1882 turtle
AMNH 5241
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Corythosaurus casuarius n. gen. n. sp.1, "Trachodontidae indet." = Hadrosauridae2
Corythosaurus casuarius n. gen. n. sp.1 Brown 1914 lambeosaurine
"Trachodontidae indet." = Hadrosauridae2 Cope 1869 hadrosaurid
water-worn bones under tail of AMNH 5240
unclassified
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Plantae indet.2 Haeckel 1866